“We are driving very hard for the UK Treasury to provide substantial incentives for professors and faculty here in the UK to be able to invest in companies in a tax advantageous way,” said the Stanford MBA graduate at the . ” 

In the UK, investors can currently get tax relief through the (EIS) and the ) but  these are targeted at generic angel investors. 

Many of the UK’s most promising startups are spawned at its world-leading academic institutions but there concerns that these ideas don’t always come to fruition because they don’t get the funding they need. 

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